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The Lustre Kings

July 24, 2017 at 6pm


The Lustre Kings, an Albany-based rockabilly band, enjoys a devoted international fan base and performs over 150 dates a year at a variety of music venues and festivals. Rockabilly guitarist Mark Gamsjager, the driving force behind the Lustre Kings, has taught for the National Guitar Workshop and has been a guest at venues ranging from Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., to the Montreal Jazz Fest in Canada. The band's 1997 album, Mark Gamsjager Rocks & The Lustre Kings Roll, introduced the band's modern take on the reverb-driven sounds of early rock, while weaving in elements of country, blues and R&B. The Lustre Kings have also worked as a backing band for the celebrated 'Queen of Rockabilly,' Wanda Jackson, who said “Their showmanship and musical ability make them the greatest in my book. They rock!!” 

It’s refreshing to find a band that may believe rock and roll began and ended with Elvis, but also knows how to play all that rich, rare stuff in between—and knows how to play it like it matters. - Don Wilcock, The Record


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Location Info

July 3rd opening concert takes place at: 

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in the Sculpture Grove behind Fountain Elms
310 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13502

  • MWPAI lot off of State Street
  • Street parking on Genesee Street
site rules
  • No alcohol or pets on premise please


Remaining concerts take place at:

Kopernik Park
311 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501

  • Street parking on Genesee Street, Park Avenue and throughout Oneida Square.
site rules
  • No alcohol or pets on premise please


Michelle Truett

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